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  • Relocationsby Karen Tongson

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 22.10

    What queer lives, loves and possibilities teem within suburbia?s little boxes? Moving beyond the imbedded urban/rural binary, Relocations offers the first major queer cultural study of sexuality, race and representation in the suburbs. Focusing on the region humorists have referred to as ?Lesser Los Angeles??a global prototype for sprawl?Karen Tongson... more...

  • Bisexuality and the Challenge to Lesbian Politicsby Paula C Rust

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95

    The subject of bisexuality continues to divide the lesbian and gay community. At pride marches, in films such as Go Fish, at academic conferences, the role and status of bisexuals is hotly contested. Within lesbian communities, formed to support lesbians in a patriarchal and heterosexist society, bisexual women are often perceived as a threat or... more...

  • The Lavender Voteby Mark Hertzog

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 22.95

    In the quarter century since the Stonewall riots in New York City's Greenwich Village launched the national gay-rights movement in earnest, LGB voters have steadily expanded their political influence. The Lavender Vote is the first full- length examination of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals as a factor in American elections. Mark Hertzog here describes... more...

  • The Sexuality of Migrationby Lionel Cantu; Nancy A. Naples; Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 22.10

    Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association, Sociology of Sexualities Section Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award in Latino Studies Honorable Mention from the Latin American Studies Association The Sexuality of Migration provides an innovative study of the experiences of Mexican men who have... more...

  • Queer Globalizationsby Arnaldo Cruz-Malave; Martin F. Manalansan

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 22.95

    The essays in Queer Globalizations bring together scholars of postcolonial and lesbian and gay studies in order to examine from multiple perspectives the narratives that have sought to define globalization. more...

  • Looking Like What You Areby Lisa Walker

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 22.95

    Looks can be deceiving, and in a society where one's status and access to opportunity are largely attendant on physical appearance, the issue of how difference is constructed and interpreted, embraced or effaced, is of tremendous import. Lisa Walker examines this issue with a focus on the questions of what it means to look like a lesbian, and what... more...

  • Conditional Spacesby Denise Tse-Shang Tang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 50.00

    Dense living conditions in Hong Kong do not provide much privacy for lesbians and other sexual minorities living with their families. As a result, lesbians often locate alternative spaces to develop support networks with other women. Others reject the notion of lesbian spaces and instead assert their visibility in different aspects of everyday life.... more...

  • Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwanby Hans Tao-Ming Huang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 50.00

    Examining the deployments of gender and sexuality over the past five decades in Taiwan, this book chronicles a queer historiography that illuminates the production of sexual identities and the formation of sexual modernity. Through primary research and historical investigation, Hans Tao-Ming Huang offers a contextualised study of Pai Hsien-yung’s... more...

  • LGBT Transnational Identity and the Mediaby Christopher Pullen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00

    Offering a critical introduction into LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) transnational identity in the media, this book examines performances and representations within documentary and fiction oriented texts. An interdisciplinary approach isáput forward,árevealing new potentials for non western queer identity. more...

  • On Sexuality and Powerby Alan Sinfield

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    It is widely supposed that the most suitable partner will be someone very much like oneself; gay fiction and cinema are often organized around this assumption. Nonetheless, power differentials are remarkably persistent -- as well as sexy. What are the personal and political implications of this insight? Sinfield argues that hierarchies in interpersonal... more...